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Engraving of Birds

1977.359 (RS116598)

Description

Hand-colored engraving of a pair of yellow-bodied birds in an oak tree; one on a branch and one in a nest; on a stretcher with canvas backing; rectangular gilt wooden frame; glazed.

Details

Maker
Victor Delarve & Co. (Publisher)
Travies, Edouard (Engraver)
Date
1820-1850
Inscriptions
Marked ""Edouard Travies"" in lower right; marked lower left, ""Paris, Vor Lelarve et Ce. Place du Louvre 10,"" embossed mark of company lower left also.
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
hand coloring
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Ink
ink
Ivy
Leaf
oak leaf (motif)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Picture, Animal
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15.125 x 19.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.359
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4051

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